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CANADIAN GUJARATI COMMUNITY

According to the 1996 census statistics of Canada, near about 45,180 Gujaratis lived in Canada at that time. The 2016 Canadian Census identified 275,015 people as having Gujarati ancestry in Canada. Currently, the Gujarati population in Canada is about a whopping 3,30,000.
Notable Gujarati Canadians include Naheed Nenshi (36th Mayor of Calgary), Bharat Masrani (CEO of TD Bank Group), Zain Verjee (CNN journalist), Ali Velshi (former CNN, current MSNBC journalist), Rizwan Manji (Canadian actor), Avan Jogia (Canadian actor [circular reference]), Richie Mehta (Canadian film director), Nazneen Contractor (Canadian actress), Ishu Patel (BAFTA-winning Animations director), Arif Virani (Member of Parliament for Parkdale-High Park), Rahim Jaffer (Member of Parliament for Edmonton- Strathcona), Omar Sachedina (CTV News anchor) and Prashant Pathak (Investor and Philanthropist) to name a few.
Toronto is one of the biggest hubs in Canada for Gujarati immigrants and is also home to the second-largest Gujarati community in North America after New York.
Toronto is one of the biggest hubs in Canada for Gujarati immigrants and is also home to the second-largest Gujarati community in North America after New York.
Gujarati women in Canada form a significant part of the Gujarati community, which is one of the largest South Asian communities in Canada. Most Gujarati women in Canada are immigrants who have come to Canada for better economic opportunities and a better quality of life.
Gujarati women in Canada have significantly contributed to Canadian society in various fields, including education, healthcare, business, and politics. In addition, they have played a vital role in maintaining and passing on their cultural heritage to the next generation by participating in cultural events and activities.
Gujarati women in Canada have achieved high educational attainment, with many holding degrees in medicine, law, engineering, and other professional fields. They have also contributed to the development of educational institutions in Canada by establishing schools and educational programs that promote Gujarati culture and language.
Gujarati women have played a significant role in the healthcare sector as doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, providing quality healthcare services to Canadians. They have also participated in community-based healthcare initiatives that promote healthy living and prevent disease.

CANADIAN GUJARATI COMMUNITY

In business, Gujarati women have made significant contributions to the Canadian economy by establishing and running small and medium-sized enterprises. They have also been involved in international trade, importing and exporting goods between Canada and India.
Gujarati women have played a crucial role in shaping Canadian public policy by participating in political parties and running for public office. They have also participated in community organizations that advocate for the rights and welfare of Gujarati Canadians.
Overall, Gujarati women in Canada have made significant contributions to Canadian society and have played a crucial role in shaping the country's cultural, social, and economic fabric.
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